By and For the Franchise Community

Our FranBlog includes the best of franchise success stories from around the world. These personal accounts help you learn directly from the collective experiences of IFA’s franchise community.     

Choose from a list of topics and read personal stories of challenge and success.  Pick up helpful tips on franchising.  Get marketing ideas for small business.  Explore and discover the franchise community from within the franchise community.

The Strengths of a Franchise System

The formula behind franchising explains why so many people explore it as a career option. It’s pretty simple; a proven system means fewer mistakes. Everyone wants a degree of certainty when it comes to short and long-term financial success. How do yo
July 26, 2013
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Staying Connected on Franchising Trends

If you are involved in franchising or considering investing in a franchise, staying on top of current franchise news should be a vital part of your routine. It’s important to read general news, but staying abreast of news in your particular industry
June 27, 2013
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Basics of Franchise Funding

When seeking sources of funding for your new franchise business, the first step involved is research. There are many tools available that can help you locate the right lender, as well as specialized businesses that can assist you in your quest. The g
June 04, 2012
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Choosing Franchising

Buying a franchise is a really good way to start your own business. You can avoid much of the work that goes into starting a business from scratch. You also have the advantage of following a blueprint, which is a proven business model. The first step
May 31, 2012
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Professional Networking 101

Any business professional knows that networking is not a new concept, but it is imperative to help your business grow.  Networking consists of numerous methods in to get to know other business professionals or potential clients.  These days, simple p
May 08, 2012
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